Friday, January 11, 2013
Red Sox players Rich Hill and Alex Hassan will participate in the Jimmy Fund’s “New Stars for Young Stars VIII” on January 19.
Two Milton natives will be among the baseball players in the Boston Red Sox system that will participate in the Jimmy Fund’s “New Stars for Young Stars VIII” at Jillian’s Boston on Saturday, January 19. Pitcher Rich Hill and left fielder Alex Hassan will sign autographs at the fundraiser that will take place between 11 a.m. at 1:30 p.m., next Saturday. The Jimmy Fund Council of Greater Boston event will feature a buffet lunch, sports memorabilia sale, opportunity drawing, bowling and silent auction as well as player autographs. Tickets are available in advance for $89 per person, which includes one autograph from all attending Red Sox players, lunch buffet, and one guest ticket. VIP tickets for $250 are also available and include one of …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Eight-year-old Luke Walker joined kids from all over the South Shore, who play baseball with Braintree's Little League Challenger Division, at Fenway Park last week.
Players with Braintree's Little League Challenger Division, a baseball program for children across the South Shore with disabilities, had the field at Fenway Park to themselves last Wednesday, posing for photos in front of the Green Monster, taking batting practice at home plate and eating lunch inside the third base dugout. Among the 15 players was eight-year-old Milton resident Luke Walker. The visit was part of the eighth season of All Kids Can Baseball Camps, a partnership between the Boston Red Sox and CVS Caremark. It was also the first time that a Red Sox player joined the kids on the field. Infielder Mike Aviles signed autographs, and, along with hitting coach Dave Magadan, helped out with batting practice. "This is such a …
Friday, June 1, 2012
Boston Red Sox owner John Henry hosted the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston’s 7th Annual House Party.
Two Milton residents recently attended the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston’s 7th Annual House Party at the home of Boston Red Sox Owner John Henry. Lisa and Paul Rooney attended the event hosted by Henry and his wife, Linda Pizzuti Henry. This year’s House Party raised more than $2.3 million to help serve urban youth, according to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston. New England Patriots wide receiver, Wes Welker, and team owner, Robert Kraft, among other celebrities, were also part of the event.